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Local worship pastor writes top song

If you listen to Christian radio, you’ve probably heard the music of Stuart native and Palm Beach Atlantic University graduate Drew Middleton. Middleton, the worship pastor at the Stuart campus of Christ Fellowship Church, received a Broadcast Music, Inc., (BMI) award for co-writing the most played song on Christian radio His song, “Love is Here,” […]

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Miami church hosts funeral procession for aborted babies

Miami’s largest funeral procession will take place on Mother’s Day weekend – not for one person, but for thousands of babies who have been aborted in South Florida. The event, called Procession of Healing, is being hosted by Wayside Baptist Church in Miami on Saturday, May 9. “My wife and I have a strong burden […]

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Jim Channell heats up airwaves in SW Florida

“With God before us, who could possibly stand against us?” the voice on the radio bellows each weekday morning. Thousands of Southwest Floridians have started their day with him for more than a decade. Halfway around the globe, people are listening to his voice as he talks about the history of contemporary Christian music. Meanwhile, […]

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Reaching out to Immokalee

The workers wore T-shirts reading: “1st Annual Immokalee Family Outreach,” with the words of John 3:16 written in English, Creole and Spanish. Saturday, Feb. 21 was a long day for everyone, but in the end 500 people were fed, 92 accepted the Lord, hundreds were prayed over and lasting relationships were formed. This is what […]

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The Embassy reaches out to youth at Restoration Church

A monstrous base blared in the foreground, electronic instruments simulated a loose melody and rapid-fire lyrics and street talk boomed from the stage in Naples recently. But all this noise was not streaming from a nightclub; it came from a church. And the rap, rhythm and rhymes were all centered on one thing – glorifying […]

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The National Day of Prayer is available on webcast

Times have changed. Everywhere we look is a reflection of how things have “evolved” in the last few years. Skyscrapers are higher. Scientific studies are continuously emerging. Educational and political policies are shifting. Developmental plans are surging. Technology has had a major impact on modern living. It is also an epitome of the adage, “the […]

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Churches respond to mental illness

Living with depression – or any other form of mental illness – is like viewing life “through a glass darkly,” according to Jessy Grondin, a student in Vanderbilt University’s Divinity School. “It distorts how you see things,” she says. Like one in four Americans, Grondin wrestles with mental illness, having struggled with severe bouts of […]

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Opinion: Stem cell policy is wrong

President Obama kept at least two campaign promises March 9 when he signed a bill authorizing the expenditure of tax-dollars for embryo-destructive stem cell research.  Many have been surprised that it has taken so long for him to follow through on the first promise, the federal funding of embryonic stem cell research. Throughout the campaign […]

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Parents let neighbors take kids to church

Most American parents would let their children attend church with trusted neighbors, according to a survey by LifeWay Research. The study explored “how many parents were open to their children attending if they didn’t have to be the ones to take them to church,” Scott McConnell, associate director of LifeWay Research, said in LifeWay Research […]

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